Dr Abhishek Chakraborty

Dr Abhishek Chakraborty

Qualification : M.Sc. [Applied Mathematics, University of Calcutta]; Fellow - IIM Calcutta

Email : abhishekc@xlri.ac.in

Functional Area : Production, Operations & Decision Sciences

Languages Known : Hindi, Bengali, English

Professional Software Knowledge : R, LINGO, Maxima

Brief Profile  

I did my Fellow Program in Management from IIM Calcutta in Operations Management with Economics being my minor area. The title of my thesis was "Perspectives in Supply Chain Coordination and Supply Chain Efficiency". After completion of my doctorate, I joined the corporate with JDA Software (a leading firm in the Supply Chain Consulting domain) as a Senior Business Consultant in the domain of Strategic Services.

Total Experience (in months)
 100 (as on 03-JAN-20)

Experience Detail  

Assistant Systems Engineer, TCS (Aug 2006-June 2008) 21 months

Senior Business Consultant (Strategic Services), JDA Software (May 2013- May 2014) 12 months

Assistant Professor XLRI from June 2014 to 30 June 2020
Associate Professor XLRI from 1 July 2020 to till date

Dr Abhishek Chakraborty

Dr Abhishek Chakraborty

Achievements and Research Interest/Area of Research Interests

Academic Distinction (Awards and Scholarships)

Qualified For NET (Mathematical Sciences, 2005-06) and shortlisted for Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowship

2nd Rank holder in M.Sc. Applied Mathematics, University of Calcutta

Adminstrative Distinction

Other Achievements


Inventory Management; Supply Chain Coordination; Game Theory in Supply Chain; Operations Research in Sports

Faculty Development Programs Attended

Courses Taught


  • Operations Management I (Core, B M XLRI)
  • Supply Chain Management (Elective, GMP XLRI)
  • Operations Management II (Core, PGDM (PART-TIME)  XLRI)
  • Management Analytics (Core, GLOBAL MBA XLRI)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Core [1.5 credits], PGCBM XLRI)
  • Operations Management II (Core, B M XLRI)
  • Integrated Course [Case Based] (Core, GMP XLRI)
  • Regression Techniques (Core, PGCBAMD XLRI)
  • Production Management (Core, HRM XLRI)
  • Demand and Business Forecasting (Elective, PGDM (PART-TIME) XLRI)
  • Quantitative Techniques for Managerial Decisions (Core, GMP XLRI)


Consultancy Undertaken

In-Company Programs

  1. Managerial and Leadership Competencies for Executive Excellence : Sponsoring Organization Exide Industries Limited, In-company Year 2015
  2. Materials Management : Sponsoring Organization Apollo Hospitals, In-company Year 2015
  3. Leadership competencies for Effective Managerial Performance: Sponsoring Organization INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LTD., In-company Year 2018
  4. 2-Week Induction Program for OFFICERS (F&A and HR&A Wings) OF WBSEDCL 


Journal Articles-Refereed

  1. Chakraborty, A., & Mandal, P. (2021). Channel Efficiency and Retailer Tier dominance in a Supply Chain with a Common Manufacturer. European Journal of Operational Research. [ABDC-A*, ABS/AJG-4]
  2. Chakraborty, A., & Chatterjee, A. K. (2016). A surcharge pricing scheme for supply chain coordination under JIT environment. European Journal of Operational Research, 2016 [ABDC- A*, ABS/AJG-4]
  3. Verma, Nishant Kumar, Abhishek Chakraborty, and Ashis K. Chatterjee. "Joint replenishment of multi retailer with variable replenishment cycle under VMI." European Journal of Operational Research 233.3 (2014): 787-789. [ABDC- A*, ABS/AJG-4]
  4. Chakraborty, Abhishek, A. K. Chatterjee, and Arqum Mateen. "A vendor-managed inventory scheme as a supply chain coordination mechanism." International Journal of Production Research ahead-of-print (2014): 1-12. [ABDC- A, AJG/ABS-3]
  5. Chakraborty, A., Kumar, R. R., & Bhaskar, K. (2020). A game-theoretic approach for electric vehicle adoption and policy decisions under different market structures. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 1-18. [ABDC- A, ABS/AJG- 3]
  6. Relative power in supply chains- Impact on channel efficiency and contract design, Chakraborty, A., Mateen, A., Chatterjee, A.K., Haldar, N. (2018), Computers and Industrial Engineering, 122, 202-210. [ABDC- A, AJG/ABS-2] 
  7. Cloud Computing in Indian Higher Education Ghosh, A., Chakraborty, A., Saha, S., & Mahanti, A. (2012). Cloud Computing in Indian Higher Education. IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review, 1(2),85-95.[ABDC- C,AJG/ABS-2]
  8. Chakraborty, A. (2021). A surcharge pricing policy for supply chain coordination under the just-in-time (JIT) environment in the presence of backordering. OPSEARCH, 1-28. [ABDC- C, ABS/AJG- 1].
  9. Chatterjee, Ashis K., Arqum Mateen, and Abhishek Chakraborty. "On the equivalence of some supply chain coordination models." OPSEARCH (2014): 1-9. [ABDC- C, ABS/AJG- 1]
  10. Bhattacharjee, D., & Chakraborty, A. (2018). Breathing Room for bowlers: on scrapping of batting powerplay from 50 overs cricket, Sport Science: International Scientific Journal of Kinesiology, Issue 2-2018, pp 46-53.
  11. Effect of Time Windows Regulations on Product Cost: An Urban Case Study of Carbonated Beverage Delivery, Kumar, C., Vijayraghavan, T.A.S., Chakraborty, A., Thompson, R.G. (2017), Annals of Management Science, 5(2), 17-47

Published Research Monographs

Scholarly Books

Chapters in Scholarly books

Conference Proceedings-Refereed

1. Chakraborty, A., & Chatterjee, A. K. (2012, September). A reverse discount model for dynamic demands. In XVI Latin-Ibero-American Conference on Operations Research, Rio de Janeiro.

2. Kumar, C., Vijayaraghavan, T., Chakraborty, A., & Thompson, R. G. (2018). Urban Freight Regulations: How much they cost the consumers?. Transportation Research Procedia30, 373-383.

Paper Presentations-Refereed



Text Books

Research Report

Working paper

Key note presentation

Published articles in newspapers/magazines



Cases developed for Teaching purpose

Other Professional Activities

Achievements in Professional activities

Chairperson/Co-Chairperson in conferences

Co-ordinating/Organizing Workshop/Conferences /MDPs

       Part of the group responsible for coordinating the Math Sports Asia Conference, 2018 held at XLRI

Contribution towards Institution building/ development/ services such as Chairperson (Placement) etc

Guide/evaluator/ examiner at doctoral research level

  1. Member of the Thesis advisory committee of 3 students so far (2 passed out, 1 current student)

  2. Chairman of the Thesis advisory committee of 2 students so far (2 current students)

Participation in Workshops/Conferences/Forums/ Meetings etc

  1. Participated & presented at XIX Annual Conference of the Society of Operations Management at IIM Calcutta

  2. Participated & presented at XXII Annual Conference of the Society of Operations Management at IIM Kozhikode

Reviewer/Referee in Journals/ Conferences etc

  1. European Journal of Operational Research

  2. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

  3. Journal of Operational Research Society 

  4. International Journal of Production Research 

  5. Computers and Industrial Engineering